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Wed Jun 13, 2018, 09:16 PM

British political operatives met with Russian ambassador days after Trump visit

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Source: CNN

Two British political operatives were in regular contact with the Russian ambassador in London while they campaigned for, and met with, Donald Trump in the United States in 2016, a review of emails and social media posts shows.

Arron Banks and Andy Wigmore were prominent figures in the 2016 campaign for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.

Banks' donation of more than 8 million pounds (nearly $11 million) to the pro-Brexit campaign is the subject of a probe by the country's Electoral Commission, amid concerns of Russian interference.

After successfully campaigning for Brexit in June, the men's attention appeared to turn to the United States.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/13/politics/banks-wigmore-russian-ambassador-meetings/index.html

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Response to Julian Englis (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 09:53 PM

1. If you think the Brits hate Trump now....

they'll go fucking ballistic if they find out TrumpCo. had anything to do with Brexit. My opinion, only.

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Response to SergeStorms (Reply #1)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 10:23 PM

2. I Concur

Brexit had a stink about it, perhaps it was from the Commander of Cheese.

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Response to Julian Englis (Original post)

Thu Jun 14, 2018, 02:58 AM

3. Kick.

Recommended.

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Response to Julian Englis (Original post)

Thu Jun 14, 2018, 09:25 AM

4. Locking - duplicate thread

of https://www.democraticunderground.com/10142083364 . Please continue discussion there. Thanks.

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